Removal of the Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I) Limitation for social and emotional disorders requires passing the ICTS Social/Emotional Disorders Test. This test includes 125 multiple-choice questions that conform to the guidelines of the Illinois Content Area Standards for Educators. It has five key subareas: Human Development and Students with Special Educational Needs; Behavior and Emotional Disabilities; Assessment; Program Development and Intervention; and Professional Knowledge and Legal Issues.
There are 44 broad objective statements within the five subareas of the ICTS Social/Emotional Disorders Test. Detailed descriptive statements, which assess one's ability to understand and apply information, accompany each objective statement. The ICTS Social/Emotional Disorders Test is scored on a scale of 100 to 300. A passing score is a total of 240 or above. A score report with the total score and a score for each subarea is mailed four weeks after the test.
Last Updated: 06/26/2014